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Food Charter launch

Coventry Food Charter

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

Feeding Coventry is happy to announce that it has publicly launched the Coventry Food Charter.

Health and Safety Training Courses Jan - Mar 2018

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Services for schools news

We would like to remind you that there are still places available for the following health and safety training courses that are due to take place in the near future:-

Takeover challenge

Young people and organisations take part in 11 Million Takeover Day Challenge

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Children and families news

Young people in Coventry are taking part in the national 11 Million Day Takeover Challenge today (24 November).

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Thousands watch lights switch-on

Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017 in Events news

Thousands of people joined in the Christmas festivities at the city’s big switch-on in Broadgate last night.

Positive Youth Foundation

Youth in full voice for UK City of Culture 2021

Published on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 in Community and living news

Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) has been given the title Honorary Partner for its contribution to the city’s efforts to land the prestigious title – UK City of Culture 2021.

Council set to boost City of Culture

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet is set to approve financial backing for the UK City of Culture 2021.

New-look city centre moves another step closer

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 in Planning and development news

Plans to bring about the City Centre South (CCS) project will transform the heart of Coventry.

City Centre Area Action plan

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017 in Planning and development news

Coventry’s City Centre Area Action Plan has now received government approval following its submission to the Secretary of State in April 2016.

Council plans big boost to city’s heritage

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017 in Local history and heritage news

The Council is set to approve entry into a Strategic Partnership with Historic Coventry Trust (HCT) that will lead to the transfer and refurbishment of a number of historic buildings in the city.

West Midlands on the Move

West Midlands on The Move launched in Coventry

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017 in Public health news

Unique power stations are launched in Coventry as part of a new Combined Authority initiative.

Autodrive Coventry

UK’s largest connected and autonomous vehicle project begins public road trials in Coventry

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 in Roads, highways and pavements news

The UK’s largest trial of connected and autonomous vehicle technology has moved onto public roads, with the UK Autodrive project starting in-city trials on the streets of central Coventry.

Coventry seeks to bring back former social workers

Published on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Children and families news

Coventry is to be at the heart of a programme to retrain former social workers and bring them back into the profession.

Trading Standards issue warning on bogus phone calls claiming to come from HMRC

Published on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 in Trading standards news

Residents are being urged to be wary of bogus telephone calls claiming to be from HMRC.

50m pool impression

Coventry’s new 50-metre pool makes a splash as it reaches significant milestone

Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 in Community and living news

A planning application has been submitted ahead of building a new state-of-the-art 50-metre swimming pool for the city.

Coventry Cyrenians Christmas Meal

Coventry Cyrenians host annual Christmas Dinner for the homeless

Published on Friday, 10 November 2017 in Community and living news

Coventry Cyrenians charity are hosting their annual Christmas Dinner event at the Methodist Hall on 25th December for anyone who is homeless, lonely or vulnerable.

City centre falls silent to mark Armistice Day 2017

Published on Friday, 10 November 2017 in Events news

Saturday 11 November, sees the West Orchards Shopping Centre fall silent as 4000 poppy petals are dropped in memory of the country’s war heroes.

Dennis the Dustcart

Published on Thursday, 09 November 2017 in Services for schools news

Built on the success of last year’s Dennis the Dustcart educational workbook we would like to offer each primary school across the city a free copy of our new book for every pupil in year five.

Gold award bam

Gold rated service success for construction contractors

Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017 in Planning and development news

BAM Construct UK has proven its credentials as a socially responsible employer after achieving a Gold accreditation as part of Coventry City Councils’ Business Charter for Social Responsibility.

Stamp card for competition

Win your Christmas wish list in the city centre’s festive giveaway

Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017 in Events news

Christmas shoppers have the chance of winning a share of £4,000 as part of a massive city centre festive giveaway.

Jail for rogue trader who targeted Coventry pensioners

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Trading standards news

Three rogue traders pleaded guilty to offences under Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations following an inspection into roofing work at the home of an elderly couple in March 2016.

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Rockin' for charity!

Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 in Events news

A stellar cast of Coventry musicians are coming together in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal.

Poppies on the Centotaph

Remembrance Sunday Service to take place at War Memorial Park

Published on Monday, 06 November 2017 in Events news

The yearly remembrance service will be held on Remembrance Sunday (12 November) at the War Memorial Park.

Coventry station 2

New images for Coventry Station Masterplan released

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 in Regeneration news

New images have been released of the £82 million Coventry Station Masterplan which will transform part of the city centre.

Coventry Half Marathon 2018

Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 in Events news

Coventry’s Half Marathon will return to the city’s streets on Sunday 18 March, 2018 it has been announced today.

Plans for city approved

Published on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 in Council and democracy news

Coventry’s Local Plan has now received government approval following its submission to the Secretary of State in April 2016.

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New car park for city centre

Published on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 in Parking news

A new 600 space multi-storey car park is set to be built in the city centre.

Shopkeeper fined over illegal cigarettes

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Trading standards news

A former city shopkeeper has been ordered to pay over £1,300 after illegal cigarettes were found in his store.

New Coventry Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service to go live

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Public health news

A new Community Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service will be opened in Coventry by social care and health charity Change, Grow, Live (CGL).

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Coventry Peace Festival 2017

Published on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 in Events news

The annual Coventry Peace Festival takes place in November to help the city celebrate Coventry's unique role as a City of Peace, Reconciliation and Equality from 1 to 14 November.

Free educational workshops at Central Library

Published on Tuesday, 24 October 2017 in Libraries news

‘Explore Learning’ are offering free educational sessions at for children on Wednesday 25 October at Central Library.

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